Tagged: London

March Activity of the Month: Lambing

March Activity of the Month: Lambing

From left to right, top to bottom: Women’s Land Army recruitment poster. Source: Getty Images As an experiment the London County council have employed twelve land girls for the first time. They are helping...

65th Anniversary: WLA Disbandment Parade, London (1950)

65th Anniversary: WLA Disbandment Parade, London (1950)

Today is the 65th anniversary of the 21 October 1950 ‘Farewell Parade’ of 500 representative land girls from all the counties in England and Wales before Queen Elizabeth, their Patron, at Buckingham Palace, to...

WW1 Land Girl: Emma Jolly

WW1 Land Girl: Emma Jolly

Emma Jolly was born in 1895 and served with the Women’s Land Army from 1917. She trained at Highcroft in Hertfordshire and was posted to Arkley Rise estate near Barnet where she worked hard...